Overview: The GC-XA2 Adixxion is JVC's newest versatile action camera for
capturing Full HD video or 16 megapixel still images. Its "quad proof" design lets you
record in extreme conditions. The Adixxion's tiny size and multiple mounting
accessories makes it easy to attach to most anything. In addition to recording
videos and still images, the camera can stream audio and video via Wi-Fi, or act
as a wireless webcam.
Quad Proof: The GC-XA2 is built to withstand the following extreme
- Waterproof: The camera can operate for 30 minutes at a depth of 5
meters (16.4 feet). (IEC Standard publication 529 IPX8)
- Shockproof: It is able to withstand a company-tested drop onto
1-3/16" plywood from a height of 2 meters (6.5 feet). (MIL-STD-810F Method
- Dustproof: Meets dust resistance standard, equivalent to IEC
Standard publication 529 IP6X.
- Freeze-proof: Designed to withstand freezing temperatures down to
Pocket-sized: The Adixxion's tiny form factor makes it easy to attach
it just about everywhere. It weighs just over 1/4 pound, and is only 1-3/8"W x
2-1/16"H x 2-15/16"D. It has two standard 1/4" tripod mounting sockets for
attaching the camera at virtually any angle, and to any of the multiple
Battery: The camera is powered by the
BN-VH105 Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery (3.7 volts, 1050 mAh). It charges
in the camera via USB in approximately 5 hours. With the optional AC-V17UL
AC Charger, you can charge the battery in less than 2-1/2 hours. A fully-charged battery
can power the camera for approximately 110 minutes of continuous recording, or 60
minutes of typical recording.
Lens: The GC-XA2 has an F2.4, fixed focus, super wide-angle
lens (160°) for capturing all of the action. It has a focus range of
23.6"-infinity. The built-in digital zoom allows you to zoom in from 1x to 5x.
GL-LP001 lens protectors are available to help prevent scratches.
LCD Monitor: The camera's 1.5" 112,000-pixel LCD lets you monitor your recordings in
progress or watch your videos and photos in playback mode. The camera's menu
settings can be set using the LCD monitor as well.
Storage Media: The camera records video and still images onto SD,
SDHC, and SDXC memory cards. No memory cards are included with the camera.
Image Sensor: The Adixxion is equipped with an 8 Megapixel,
back-illuminated CMOS image
Video Resolution: The GC-XA2 Adixxion action camera can record Full HD
video in MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 format with AAC audio. The QuickTime-compatible MP4
files can be easily viewed on PCs and Macs. There are six video resolution
|Quality ||8 GB SDHC Card |
|Full HD |
1920 x 1080/60p
|35 min |
|Full HD |
1920 x 1080/30p
|1 hr 20 min |
|HD (960p30) |
1280 x 960/30p
|1 hr 20 min |
|HD (720p60) |
1280 x 720/60p
|1 hr 20 min |
|HD (720p30) |
1280 x 720/30p
|2 hrs 10 min |
|WVGA 30 |
848 x 480/30p
|3 hrs 30 min |
Note: The GC-XA2 can also record in PAL format with 6
resolution options at 50p or 25p.
Still Images: The camera can record 16 MP still images with a
resolution of 4608 x 3456 or 8MP images at 3264 x 2448. Approximately 2000 16MP
or 3100 8MP images can be stored on an 8 GB
White Balance: The GC-XA2 offers one automatic and six manual white
balance settings: Auto, Daylight, Fluorescent 1, Fluorescent 2, Tungsten, Blue (marine), Green
Picture Inversion: The Picture Inversion feature allows you
to invert the pictures on the monitor so you can view them from above.
Image Stabilization: To reduce camera shake, the Adixxion is
equipped with a Gyro Sensor Digital Image Stabilizer which detects even the
slightest camera shake and corrects everything from minute vibrations from
moving vehicles to blurring from violent motion. You can turn the Electric Image
Stabilization (EIS) on or off as needed.
Recording Modes: The Adixxion Action camera offers several shooting modes:
- Video: Allows you to take normal video.
- Endless REC: Allows you to record video clips without
stopping. Files are divided every 15 minutes and saved.
- Video Time Lapse: Records 1 frame at selectable
intervals to create a time-lapse recording. You can select intervals of 0.2,
1, 5, 10, 30, and 60 seconds.
- Video Effects: Recording video with special effects,
such as Negative, Sepia, Vivid, or in Black & White.
- Video & Photo: During video recording, thumbnail photos
are saved at 5-second intervals at the same resolution as the video being
- High Speed: The camera records video at 4 times normal
speed to create a smooth slow motion video when played back.
- Photo: Records still images at 16MP or 8MP resolution.
- Burst: Records a series of photos continuously at short
intervals. Options include: 5 photos in 1 second, 10 photos in 1 second, 15
photos in 1 second, 15 photos in 2 seconds, or 15 photos in 3 seconds.
- Photo Time Lapse: Allows you to record still images at specific
intervals for playback as a single video file. You can set the interval to
2, 5, 10, 30, or 60 seconds.
Time Stamp: If desired, you can add a time stamp to your
recordings. The time stamp can be formatted as Year/Month/Day, Month/Day/Year,
Connections: Behind the battery compartment cover, there are two
connectors: a Mini USB 2.0 port for connecting to your computer, and a Mini HDMI
connector for connecting to an HDTV. A short USB cable is included. A Mini
HDMI-to-HDMI cable is required for viewing videos and still images on a TV.
Wi-Fi Compatibility: The GC-XA2 has built-in Wi-Fi allowing
you to wirelessly share your videos and photos with others. Available Wi-Fi
functions include: Monitoring the camera view, broadcasting footage in real time
using Ustream, or uploading files to YouTube.
ADIXXION sync.: The free ADIXXION sync. app, available for
Android (2.3 or later) or iOS (6 or later), allows you to monitor the camera
view (without audio) on your smart device. From the application you can zoom in
or out, and begin recording video or shoot a still image. You can even connect
and view multiple (up to 4) Adixxion cameras and switch between them on your
device. You can view recorded videos or photos, and delete them if desired.
These functions can be performed when connected to a wireless LAN or linked
directly using the camera's built-in Wi-Fi access point.
Ustream: Connecting via wireless LAN router, you can use
your computer or smart device (with the ADIXXION sync. app) to broadcast live or
recorded videos in real time via Ustream (account registration required). Users
can view your videos by logging into Ustream on their iPhone, iPad, iPod touch,
Android phone or tablet, or PC.
YouTube: Video files can be uploaded to YouTube from your
smartphone or tablet via a wireless LAN router. After entering your YouTube user
name and password into the ADIXXION sync. app, you can begin uploading your
files, where they can be viewed by anyone.
Optional Accessories: The following accessories are
available for the GC-XA2 Adixxion action camera:
- Handle Bar Mount: The
MT-HB001 Handle Bar Mount is for bikes and motorcycles. It fits pipes
from 7/8" to 1-3/16" in diameter.
- Roll Bar Mount: The
MT-RB001 Roll Bar Mount is for sports motor vehicles, such as as ATVs
and UTVs. It fits pipes from 7/8" to 1-5/8" in diameter.
- Twin Shooting Mount: The
MT-TS001 Twin Shooting Mount allows you to attach two cameras in the
- Flexible Mount: The
MT-FM001 Flexible Mount adheres to a flat or curved surface with the
supplied double-sided tape. It contains a ball joint unit, and 2 mount
- Goggle Mount: The
MT-GM001 Goggle Mount attaches to goggle straps between 1.18" and 1.57"
- Lens Protector: A 2-pack of clear plastic
GL-LP001 lens protectors.
- Battery: You should have a spare
BN-VH105 battery for longer shooting times.